Her one-year term will be followed by successive terms as president-elect and president
Nov. 1, 2017
| By Molly McElroy / Fred Hutch News Service
The American Society of Hematology has elected Dr. Stephanie Lee, a member of the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, to be its vice president. The one-year term will begin after the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting Dec. 9–12 in Atlanta. It will be followed by successive one-year terms as president-elect and then as president. ASH announced the news Nov. 1.
American Society of Hematology to recognize Dr. Oliver Press for outstanding mentorship
Aug. 24, 2017
The American Society of Hematology, or ASH, announced that Fred Hutch’s Dr. Oliver “Ollie” Press, an internationally known expert in lymphoma and other blood cancers, will receive an award for outstanding mentorship Dec. 10 at the 59th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in Atlanta.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center bioengineer and cancer researcher Dr. Cyrus Ghajar has focused much of his work on what causes breast cancer cells to metastasize. Now, with the help of a new $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, Ghajar and his team are hoping to crack open a mystery that has long puzzled scientists in the field: Why do metastatic cells, which can proliferate in many organs, nearly always fail to grow in skeletal muscles, which account for as much as half the body mass of an adult?
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